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  • Name: Tasnim Motala

    Recipient Year: 2015|2014|2013

    Major: Public Interest Law

    Description: Tasnim Motala is a civil and human rights attorney, having held positions at the Military Commissions Defense Organization and the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center at Howard University School of Law. Prior to her fellowship, Tasnim Motala was in private practice for two years, working on complex civil litigation and white collar defense. Her interests primarily lie in the overlap of human rights, civil liberties, and national security. Motala has represented men held in Guantanamo Bay, the U.S. military base in Bagram, Afghanistan, and men charged with terror-related offenses. Motala’s legal experience also includes criminal justice reform, prison reform, and international human rights.

    School Name: Yale University

    Sponsor: Shahin-Fatemeh Scholarship|Ghobarah-Naqvi Scholarship

    LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tasnim-motala-b303893b/